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The Camel Trail

Padstow, England
+44 300 123 4202
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Great to walk

Easy walk of about 5-6 miles from Padstow to Wadebridge - a further 6-7 to Bodmin. Bike rentals... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stan5107
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United Kingdom
Great cycle path

First time on my bike we decided to cycle part of the Camel trail! Quite level from Padstow to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jayne_letho
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Liverpool
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“hired bikes” (59 reviews)
“camel trail” (132 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Padstow, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Easy walk of about 5-6 miles from Padstow to Wadebridge - a further 6-7 to Bodmin. Bike rentals abound in Padstow and Wadebridge,

Thank Stan5107
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time on my bike we decided to cycle part of the Camel trail! Quite level from Padstow to Wadebridge! Good fun although we could have done without the hail storm part way!!

Thank Jayne_letho
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views along the trail are superb as you travel along the River Camel. Most people do Wadebridge/Padstow and less the wooded section up to Bodmin or if really keen to Poley's Bridge. here are some great cafes/restaurants in Padstow and Wadebridge for a range...More

Thank Richard C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Padstow and walked the path to Wadebridge about 5 miles, then caught the bus home after some refreshment and a walk around. We have walked there and back in the past when the weather was better. It's a lovely flat trail and...More

Thank Ohdear_8
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place with great views at the beginning. Lovely place for a walk/bike ride. You can hire bikes or just walk. Visit padstow after it’s lovely.

Thank lynnie30
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flat & easy walking with a wide path suitable for walking, cycling & running. Busy in summer but quiet last week. Try the Tarka Trail too.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Camel trail has the most amazing views of the estuary and can be what you make of it. A cycle ride to Wadebridge and beyond all the way to Bodmin, going through woods and past a tea rooms and a vineyard. Or a gentle...More

Thank Anne M
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hired bikes and cycled to Wadebridge on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Lovely views along the way and places to stop and sit. Easy to do even for inexperienced cyclists as flat all the way.

Thank CarSteHolden
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

This is the old railway line which has been turned into a walking and cycling path. Hire a bike at the Wadebridge end and cycle to Padstow along the river Camel, no cars, no noise, great and fairly flat. Reward yourself with a drink or...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

From Wadebridge to Padstow along the trail can simply be breath taking especially on a cold icy morning. You can walk or cycle coffee shop in Wadebridge is s good start and lunch in Padstow in some fine restaurants. Not forgetting great pasties too ....More

2  Thank Mike M
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PHME2008
25 June 2017|
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Response from Carole S | Reviewed this property |
Hello if you start at wadebridge and cycle to Padstow, it's traffic free all the way and also wadebridge to Bodmin is traffic free but with one area where you have to cross a minor road with gates to go through and a bit of... More
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Stephen F
4 May 2017|
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Response from Carole S | Reviewed this property |
Yes most definitely. Bridge bike hire in wadebridge has trailers for children if you are coming in the busy season it may be best to reserve bikes trailers etc. They provide an excellent service and from Wadebridge you can... More
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kayvd2015
28 January 2017|
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Response from begemed | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is all flat, and if you are regular cyclists you ll be fine. a full day will give you chance to stop off a few times enroute. nice pub a few miles before wenford bridge marked on trail too for lunch, enjoy :-)
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